Family or General Practitioner Salary

Average pay for Family or General Practitioners in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($172K). Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, somewhere between a fifth and a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$97,722 - $242,513
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$170K
$240K
MEDIAN: $174,214
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$8.07 - $128.32
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$0$242K
Salary $97,722 - $242,513
Bonus $5,068 - $44,385
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$97,167 - $242,805
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 146
Hourly Data $0$128
Hourly Rate $8.07 - $128.32
Hourly Tips $6.67
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$242K
Bonus $5,068 - $44,385
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$97,167 - $242,805
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Family or General Practitioner

Family/general practitioners are medical physicians who provide diagnoses of common diseases and ailments. They may refer to a specialized doctor for particular ailments which are outside their scope of knowledge, and good bedside manner is important in order to interact with patients on a daily basis and deliver quality service. Strong verbal and written communication skills are also important.

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Family or General Practitioner Tasks

  • Examine, diagnose, and perform preventative and interventional care for clinic patients.
  • Respond to emergencies and be on call for urgent care.
  • Order tests and provide treatments as appropriate.
  • Document health status and plans, including progress and discharge notes and prescriptions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Family or General Practitioner

Pay by Experience for a Family or General Practitioner has a positive trend. An entry-level Family or General Practitioner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Family or General Practitioner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $180,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Family or General Practitioner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $178,000 based on 54 salaries. A Family or General Practitioner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $193,000 based on 36 salaries.

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Key Stats for Family or General Practitioner

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Family or General Practitioner Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲2%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$177,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 23%
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